Flashcards in Module 3 Child Development Deck (10):
What type of thinking does kids have?
What is the legal definition of child
Any unmarried person under the age of 18 years who has not been emancipated by order of the court
What is the most vulnerable population in child welfare?
Birth to 5
Why should child welfare professionals know about child development?
We must know what the norm is so that we can make educated or informed decisions on the safety and well-being of the child
What are the two critical windows of development
Between the ages of birth to three and the teen years
Comprehensive behavioral health assessment
Referral must be made within seven days of removal
What are the three factors that can have significant impact on prenatal development
Teratogens (agent that causes malformation of an embryo such as drugs)
What is the most common maltreatment among infants
Neglect at a rate of 79.7 per 1000 maltreated children